Datebook
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Friday, Sept. 21

‘Miracle’ auditions begin

When: 6:30 to 9 p.m.; also 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23

Where: Park Hall, 9400 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: Auditions for a new production of “Miracle on 34th Street” will consist of readings from the script. Details and a cast list can be found on Mountain Community Theater’s website. Callbacks are from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24.

Info: www.mctshows.org

 

Saturday, Sept. 22

Green building, sustainable living open house

When: 10 a.m. to noon

Where: Phillips sustainable living home, 310 El Alamein Road, in Felton

Details: A workshop and fall equinox tour will highlight green building, passive solar design and sustainable living concepts.

Cost: Free

Info: 359-0828 or www.phillipssustainableliving.com

 

Art in the park

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Spring Lakes Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 225 Mount Hermon Road, in Scotts Valley

Details: Seventeen artists will have artwork on display, including watercolor, oil and acrylic paintings, photography and jewelry.

Info: Maryanne, 600-7142

 

Organ recital

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 9545 Love Creek Road, in Ben Lomond

Details: Concert organist James Welch will perform a free recital.

Info: kathyritchie@comcast.net

 

Sunday, Sept. 23

Plant propagation workshop

When: 1 to 3 p.m.

Where: Quail Hollow Ranch, 800 Quail Hollow Road, in Felton

Details: A master gardener will teach how to divide plants and other tricks of propagation.

Cost: $3

Info: 335-9348

 

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Public safety workshop

When: 9 a.m.

Where: The Satellite Telework Center, 6265 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Smart on Crime Santa Cruz County and the Community Corrections Partnership will host a workshop about public safety resources and aspects of the criminal justice system that affect the community.

Cost: Free

Info: mjoseph@unitedwaysc.org or 465-2207

 

Back-to-school social

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Glen Arbor School, 9393 Glen Arbor Road, in Ben Lomond

Details: Families can meet with the school staff, find out what programs are offered and learn about plans for the school year.

Cost: Free

Info: 336-2932 or glenarborschool@sbcglobal.net

 

Thursday, Sept. 27

Health screenings

When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Where: Mountain Community Resources, 6134 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: MCR staff members will offer screenings for glucose, blood pressure and body mass index during a free event.

Info: 335-6600

 

Chamber networking mixer

When: 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Where: La Madrona Athletic Club, 1897 La Madrona Drive, in Santa Cruz

Details: The Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce will host a business networking opportunity and a tour of the La Madrona Athletic Club

Cost: $5 for members, $10 for prospective members.

 

Saturday, Sept. 29

Big Basin Founders’ Day

When: 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Where: Big Basin Redwoods State Park

Details: A special all-day event to celebrate California's oldest state park will feature a melodrama, hikes, games for children and an evening campfire.

Info: 338-8883

 

Santa Cruz Mountains Harvest Festival

When: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Downtown Boulder Creek

Details: A community celebration of the harvest season, in its second year, will feature local artists, wineries, breweries and musicians.

Cost: Free admission; cost of alcohol and children’s activities not included

Details: www.santacruzmountainsharvestfestival.com or 588-5628

 

Ben Lomond 125th anniversary celebration

When: 5 to 7 p.m.

Where: Park Hall, 9370 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: Historical videos, slides and photos will be on display and a surprise guest is expected during a celebration hosted by St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Ben Lomond Fire Protection District and Valley Churches United Missions.

Info: 336-8258

 

Friday, Oct. 5

Library book sale

When: Noon to 4 p.m.

Where: Boulder Creek Branch Library, 13390 W. Park Ave., in Boulder Creek

Details: Gently used books, CDs, DVDs and audiobooks may be donated at the library until Sept. 29 for the sale. Proceeds will be used for programming at the library.

Info: dkrem19260@aol.com 

 

Italian Affaire fundraiser

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Cocoanut Grove, 400 Beach St., in Santa Cruz

Details: A silent auction and live dinner auction with music will benefit Mountain Community Resources.

Info: 335-6600

 

Saturday, Oct. 6

Flea market

When: 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: St. John’s Catholic Church, 5953 Highway 9, in Felton

Details: Spaces are $15 in advance for Valley Churches United Missions’ annual flea market.

Info: 336-8258, ext. 221

 

Day in the Park, Night in the Hall

When: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.

Where: Ben Lomond Park, 9525 Mill St., and Park Hall, 9400 Mill St., in Ben Lomond

Details: The day will be filled with a barbecue, live music, dancing and events for children, followed by a night of live music and dancing to benefit the Ben Lomond Firefighters association. Evening events are for adults age 21 and older only.

Cost: Daytime events, $10 adults, $5 children; nighttime events, $10 adults

Info: www.facebook.com/events/267405560031559

 

Sunday, Oct. 7

Paper collectibles show

When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Hilton Santa Cruz-Scotts Valley, 6001 La Madrona Drive, in Scotts Valley

Details: Attendees can receive free appraisals of postcards and other paper collectibles.

Cost: $4

Info: Joseph Jaynes, 476-3262 or josephemera@cruzio.com

 

Saturday, Oct. 13

Lobster feed

When: 4:30 to 9 p.m.

Where: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, 100 Big Trees Road, in Felton

Details: This annual fundraiser for Mountain Parks Foundation will star fresh lobster and sides, accompanied by live bluegrass music.

Cost: $60 with reservation

Info: 335-3174

 

Sunday, Oct. 14

Firefighters pancake breakfast

When: 8 a.m. to noon

Where: Scotts Valley Fire District Station 1, 7 Erba Lane, in Scotts Valley

Details: The fundraiser breakfast will include engine tours, a jump house, face painting and demonstrations.

Info: www.scottsvalleyfire.com

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